University programs should selectively admit outstanding candidates who really want to become principals, not teachers looking for a credential to get a pay raise, argues Will Miller, President of the Wallace Foundation in a New York Times op-ed.  Miller cites the Center for Urban Education Leadership’s success in developing principals who outperform comparable public schools in Chicago on measures ranging from keeping freshmen on track for graduation to standardized test scores to actual graduation rates as evidence of the benefits of selectivity.

Read the op-ed